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PCTV Video Production Capabilities

Palomar College Television is fortunate to have one of the best production studios of any community college in the state. We have a high end broadcast facility utilizing a wide array of professional production equipment. We have won numerous national awards for the video productions we have produced over our 30+ year history.

Television Studio

Our more than 2000 square foot PCTV studio is capable of supporting up to three separate set and lighting areas concurrently.

Studio Cameras and Related Equipment
  • (3) Sony BVP-550 digital signal processing HAD IT CCD cameras with camera adapter CA-50A
  • (3) Fujinon AT A15X8 BEVM-28 lens with 2X extender camera format 2/3" focal length 8 to 120mm
  • (3) Sony Camera Control Units CCU-350
  • (3) Sony Remote Control Units RCP-3771
  • (3) Flat Panel Teleprompter monitors utilizing Telescript Pro software
  • (3) Vinten type 3741 ‘Tern’ Pneumatic Pedestals with Vinten Pan and Tilt Head Mark 5 3716
Video Switcher
  • Grass Valley 1200 Digital Video Switcher
    • Up to 16 inputs SDI and Analog Component
    • 10 crosspoint switching buses
    • Buses are program, preview, 2 key, DSK, 2 AUX
    • 1 Chroma Keyer
    • SDI and Component analog output
Digital Video Effects (Digital Picture Manipulator)
  • Grass Valley DPM-700
    • 2 Channels
    • Parallel Digital input and output GVG 1200 switcher
    • Effects are 3D, rotation to any position, multiple-motion keyframing and trail effects
Graphics/ DVD Authoring/ Editor
  • Apple/MAC G5
    • Kona video card, SDL, uncompressed
    • Huge System MedianVault U320-R hard drive, 800G, SCSI
    • Photoshop, Director, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro 5, DVD Studio Pro 4, Motion 2
    • Lacie 16X DVD +/-RW double layer
Studio Light Board and Grid
  • Strand Lighting  MX board
    • 48 Channels
    • Playback of recorded lighting effects
  • 15 feet high grid
    • 90 (20 AMP 120 V) outlets
Studio Lights
  • (5) ETC Source 4 750’s, 26° ellipsoidals
  • (15) 1K Colortran multi broads
  • (4) 1K Colortran mini broads
  • (11) 1K Colortran Fresnels
  • (2) 2K  Colortran Fresnels
  • (7) Light Tech 436 fluorescents, 144 watts, (4) 36W lamps
  • (3) Light Tech 155 fluorescents, 55 watts, (1) 55W lamp
  • (4) Brightline 1.4N fluorescents, 220 watts, (4) 55W lamps
  • (2) Brightline 1.1N fluorescents, 55 watts, (1) 55W lamp
  • ARRI light kit AL1000
    • (4) 1K broads
    • (4) Tripods
  • (2) Chimera video PRO lightbanks, sm., adjustable speed rings
  • Lowel light kit, Lowel DV Creator kit
    • (3) Pro-lights, 250 watt
    • (1) Rifa-light, 250 watt
    • (1) Tota-light, 750 watt
    • (1) Omni-light, 500 watt
    • (6) Tripods
Audio Mixer
  • Soundcraft Delta Ave
    • 24 inputs 8 stereo line inputs and 16 mic inputs
    • +4dBu Stereo outputs
Microphones
  • (7) Sony WRT-805
    • Wireless UHF lavalier
  • (2) Sony WRT-800A
    • Wireless UHF handheld
  • (1) Lectrosonics M185
    • Wireless  VHF lavalier
  • (1) Sony WR-810
    • Wireless UHF lavalier
  • (2) Sony ECM-77B
    • Wired lavalier
  • (2) Sennheiser
    • Wired lavalier
  • (2) Sennheiser MKH60P 48
    • Shotgun mic
  • (1) Sennheiser MKH815T
    • Shotgun mic
Audio Misc.
  • Telephone hybrid
    • JK Audio Innkeeper
    • Digital telephone hybrid for live shows
  • Audio delay
    • Eventide audio delay for profanity up to 8 seconds
  • CD Players
    • Sony DVD-NS57P
    • JVC XV-N50
Intercom System
  • RTS
    • (10) Stations
    • (5) Belt pack stations
    • (1) Wireless IFB  Telex RadioCom TT-44, TR-34
Video Tape Recorders
  •  Sony BVM-20F1U
    • Color monitors for program, preview, and engineering
  • Multiple Sony black and whites
  • Tektronix 1730
    • Composite analog waveform monitor
  • Tektronix 1720
    • Analog composite vectorscope
  • Tektronix WFM 601i
    • Serial digital waveform monitor
Monitoring
  •  Sony BVM-20F1U
    • Color monitors for program, preview, and engineering
  • Multiple Sony black and whites
  • Tektronix 1730
    • Composite analog waveform monitor
  • Tektronix 1720
    • Analog composite vectorscope
  • Tektronix WFM 601i
    • Serial digital waveform monitor
Clock and UP/DN Counters
  • Leitch master clock
    • Digital displays
  • Leitch up and down counters
    • Digital displays
Remote ENG Equipment
Cameras
  • Sony DXC-35D, DVCAM
    • DSR-1 DVCAM recorder
    • Lens A19X8.7BERM-28 focal length 8.7-165mm
    • View finder DXF-801
    • A/C power adapter
    • Frezzi mini light NP-1 adapter
    • Soft case
  • Canon XL1 Camcorder
    • 3 CCD digital camcorder
    • A/C power adapter
    • Soft case
  • Canon DS6041 digital still camera
    • Lens Canon 55-22mm f/4.5-5.6 EF (USM) 11
    • Soft case
Tripods
  • Sachtler Video 18P ( for Sony DVCAM, DX-35D)
    • Wheel base for tripod
    • Fluid head
    • Hard case
  • Miller ( for Canon XL1)
    • Fluid head
    • Hard case
Lights and Accessories
  • ARRI light kit AL1000
    • (4) 1K broads
    • (4) Tripods
  • (2) Chimera video PRO lightbanks, sm., adjustable speed rings
  • Lowel light kit, Lowel DV Creator kit
    • (3) Pro-lights, 250 watt
    • (1) Rifa-light, 250 watt
    • (1) Tota-light, 750 watt
    • (1) Omni-light, 500 watt
    • (6) Tripods
  • Frezzi mini light
  • Reflector
    • Litedisc Photoflex 1 1g., 1 sm.
Dubbing Equipment
Video Tape Recorders
  • Sony DSR-2000 DVCAM
    • Recording DVCAM and Mini DV
    • Playback DVCAM, Mini DV and DVCPRO(25M)
  • Sony PVW-2800
    • BetaCam SP recorder
  • Sony BVU-950
    • 3/4" Umatic SP recorder
  • Sony BVU-920
    • 3/4" Umatic SP player
  • Panasonic DMR-T6070
    • DVD recorder
    • 160 GB hard drive
  • Sony SVO-5800
    • SVHS recorder
  • JVC BR-S77U
    • SVHS duplicator
    • records up to 3 SVHS tapes at once
Switcher
  • GVG 110
    • 8 Inputs
    • Buses are program, preview, and 1 key
Audio board
  • Soundcraft Delta Ave

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